Monday, August 18, 10pm. Also on OPB-HD. A legendary group of New Deal-sponsored photographers traversed the country in the ’30s and early ’40s capturing the faces of Depression-era America. This program explores the personal vision and the struggles experienced by some of these great photographers: Gordon Parks, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Walker Evans, Marion Post Wolcott and Jack Delano. Brought together by a fiery prairie populist and government bureaucrat named Roy Stryker, this unlikely group created some of the most iconic images in the history of photography. Repeat: Wednesday, August 20, 4am.
- Protected: How does your story influence what you hear?
- Guest Post: A teacher’s journey
- Teaching With Primary Sources Lesson: How does imperialism impact a country?
- Teaching With Primary Sources Lesson: Propaganda
- Teaching With Primary Sources Lesson: What is the role of the government, the community, and the individual in times of hardship?